The Week In... Medical Devices (28/01-01/02)
  • Posted on: 01/02/2019
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Medical Devices (28/01-01/02)

No time to browse? Top medical devices news is here! This week’s headlines include a device converting Wi-Fi signals into electricity, medicines to be prioritised over food in a no-deal Brexit, a report on the increased demand for implantable devices, and are fitness trackers overestimating calorie burn? Find out -

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No-deal Brexit plans prioritise medicines over food, MPs told

Supplies of medicine should be deemed more important than shipments of food if there is a no-deal Brexit, the health secretary has told MPs.

Ultra-Thin Device Turns Wi-Fi Into Electricity

A paper published in the journal Nature by an international team, reveals a new device that can convert Wi-Fi signals into electricity, opening the door for the wireless powering of electronics and the over-the-air charging of batteries.

Implantable Medical Devices Market – Innovation Could Make Medical Devices even more amazing; What’s behind the Increased Market Demand?

Transparency Market Research reports the global implantable medical device market to witness notable growth in future years due to rising number of technological advancements in the field of medical science and treatment.

No-deal Brexit could see ops cancelled, NHS trust says

NHS trusts could "quickly run out of vital medicine" in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the chief executive of a leading hospital group has warned.

Fitness trackers 'overestimate' calorie burning

Popular brands of fitness trackers can overestimate the number of calories burned while walking by more than 50%, tests have found.


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